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Thursday Seminar

We will be reading Anaxagoras, as presented in Early Greek Philosophy, Volume VI, Later Ionian and Athenian Philosophers Part I, edited and translated by André Laks and Glenn W. Most, Loeb Classical Libarary 529, Cambridge Mass. 2016.

Seminars will be from 16:30 to 18:30, except on 31 January, 21 February, and 14 March, when, to avoid clashes with the Philological Society, they will begin at 6.05 p.m.

  • 17 January
  • 24 January
  • 31 January
  • 7 February
  • 14 February
  • 21 February
  • 28 February
  • 7 March


Although this is the 'senior research seminar', the B Caucus positively encourages young people, people from other caucuses and indeed philosophical people with no affiliation with the B Caucus to attend.




 Meets in room 1.11, Faculty of Classics, at 17:00; tea available outside 1.11 from 16:30.


Monday 21 January

Professor Maria Michaela Sassi (Pisa)

Ancient Reflections about the Nature of Colour (from the Presocratics to Aristotle)


Monday 11 February

Thomas Benatouil (Lille)

The Digression of the Theaetetus as a Parabasis


Monday 25 February

Klaus Corcilius (Tubingen)

Practical Reasoning and Participation in Plato’s Timaeus



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